Graduate Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer
£25,000 - £29,999
30 Aug 2012
29 Sep 2012
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Summary We are looking for a bright ambitious Graduate with up to 24 months experience to join our Civil`s design team. We are building a young dynamic team to take the Practice forward over the next 10 to 20 years and the succession from the founding Partners. Potential for promotion is literally limitless. Main Duties Exercise due care and diligence in all aspects of engineering design and detailing. Preparation of detailed drawings and calculations to obtain technical approval for adoptable highway or sewerage schemes in accordance with national and local authority specifications including S38 and S278 for highways and S104 S106 and S98 etc for sewerage. Projects will include residential commercial and industrial developments and wind farms. Preparation of private drainage layouts external levels geometric setting out and construction details etc for residential commercial industrial schemes for NHBC or Building Regulation approval. Drawings to be produced using AutoCad Civil 3D. Calculations to be produced using industry standard software i.e. WinDes by MicroDrainage. Undertake pre purchase feasibility studies and resolution of planning conditions including drainage feasibility and highways considerations. Knowledge of design and implication of flood risk assessments and SUD`s techniques advantageous. Preparation of 3D ground models for volume calculations cut and fill exercises vertical road profiles etc.Assist senior staff in managing the design team. Liaise and communicate with clients and external agencies i.e. Environment Agency Regional Highway Authorities and Sewerage authorities etc. Represent jnpgroup at meetings and in writing when requiredAssist with other traffic / transport related tasks if requested by your Line Manager/Associate. Undertake site inspections Maintain professional development Training & Career Opportunities You will be encouraged to work toward a Professional Qualification commensurate with your Academic Qualifications. You will be expected to attend in house and external training courses seminars institution events and generally comply with the ‘Continuing Professional Development’ requirements of: JNP Group’s QA System ‘Training Procedures and Guidance Notes’ The training requirements of the professional body to which you are (or become) affiliated You will be encouraged to advance within the project team partner section and practice hierarchy within JNP Group. Advancement will depend on your ability to demonstrate your capabilities and commitment to a career in Consulting Engineering. Education/Learning Experience Minimum 2:1 Degree in an appropriate ‘built environment’ discipline and working towards membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers Institution of Highway Engineers. 3 A Levels of minimum Grade B. Work Experience Up to 2 years proven experience in Civil Consulting Engineering working to UK standards or no experience but with a strong desire to undertake this type of work. Technical Skills Use of Auto Cad Civil 3D Working experience of drainage and highway design and detailing. Working knowledge of LDT 3D Ground Modelling software advantageous. Working experience of all MicroDrainage modules. Basic use of Microsoft Office software packages i.e. Excel Word etc. Working appreciation of highway and general structures Competencies Good written and verbal communication skills Ability to manage own workload within agreed time scales Report to Line Manager Meet regularly with team Mentor/Supervisor Comply with the requirements of the JNP Quality Assurance system and other Policy Documents Dress smartly and deal with other staff politely Present a professional face and assistance to all visitors external professionals and clients Act professionally in the interests of JNP Group Holidays 23 days pa plus Bank Holidays To Apply please click on 'apply for this job' below